Jan 22, 2013 8:00pm EST
. >> let me reiterate what i think is pretty clear to everyone. new year's eve, the taxes went up for everybody in the night. senate senate republicans in the majority of the house voted to make 99% of the bush tax cuts permanent, thereby preventing another event like new year's eve. that came about because the law sunsetted. i would eventually say there is not a single republican vote in the house or senate to provide more revenue and the reason for that is we all know that revenue is not the problem. $200,000, or $250,000 per couple, this is not a revenue problem, this is a spending problem. so yes, the revenue issue is behind us. and whatever new taxes the president is going to get, he got by operation of law on new year's eve and we now going to focus on the real problem is not that we taxed too little, but that we spend too much. and yes, that is where we are. >> [inaudible question] >> i have a couple thoughts about the debt ceiling in general. it's been used 20 times since the 1950s for major spending reform. you will remember the clinton republican congress deficit reducti
Jan 25, 2013 8:00pm EST
our tax code, reform our schools and empower citizen with the skills they need to work hard or learn more, reach higher. but while the needs will change, our purpose endures, a nation with the effort and determination of every single american. that is what this moment requires. that is what will give real meaning. we the people still believe that every citizen deserves a basic measure of security and dignity. they must make hard choices to reduce the cost of health care in the size of our deficit. but we reject the belief that america must choose between kerry and the generation that built this country and invest them in the generation that will build this future. [cheers and applause] but we remember the lessons of our past, when twilight years were spent in poverty and parents of a child with the disability had nowhere to turn. we do not believe in this country freedom is reserved for the luckier happiness for the few. we recognize no matter how response ability would've our lives, anyone of us at may face a jobless or sudden illness or home circulating a terrible storm. the commit
Jan 23, 2013 8:00pm EST
, they found good order and discipline stated tax, that affects the unit commanders were relieved not having to handle cases anymore. i would like to encourage you to speak with your counterparts at the u.k. to see how their system works and see if we would be better served moving in a system like that. i yield back. >> dr. lindstrom. >> i'm encouraged to hear you say there is a training session for new recruits before they go to dmt and i think that's very hopeful. i guess my question is how do we get to recruits to fully understand or believe that reporting bad behavior will be supported by the leadership and will not harm them, that they develop the trust and notice that's the right thing to do. what might be her suggestions beyond not? >> very challenging. a printer basic military military training as well, not if most of them are sent, but at the air force we do the same thing, so that in that position and understand fully with these trainees think about this environment and how challenging it would be, looking back at my time and experience to talk about things like this. sometimes it'